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Joint Honors Classical Civilisation (TEP)

This course examines the culture of Greece and Rome through a detailed study of the literature and thought of those civilisations. Topics include ancient drama, epic and lyric poetry, philosophy, and cultural issues such as issues of gender and sexuality, power and politics, and the role of literature in ancient society. All authors are studied in translation, and are placed within the social, religious and political context of their times. The Classical Civilisation syllabus also includes modules in mythology and history in the first year.

This course is combined with another subject chosen from a range of options within the area of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. No knowledge of ancient languages is necessary for this course.

Junior Freshman

Senior Freshmen

In the Senior Freshman year, students may take 20 or 40 ECTS modules in CC, depending on the pathway followed.

Junior Sophister

In the Junior Sophister Year, your module choices will depend on your chosen degree outcome (Single Honors, Joint Honors, Major with Minor). For full details, see the Classics Undergraduate Handbook (Joint Honors). Modules include (options vary from year to year):

Senior Sophister

Special Subject module(s) (20 or 40 ECTS, depending upon the pathway followed): options will be drawn from the following list:

Or 10-20 ECTS (depending on the pathway followed) Special Subject(s) from Classical Civilisation or Classical Languages, subject to Departmental approval: